Item Information

Portait of George Gordon, Lord Byron

Dublin Core

Title

Portait of George Gordon, Lord Byron

Subject

Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

Description

This half-length portrait of Byron derives from George Sanders' 1807-09 portrait now in the Royal Collection, and is taken from the engraved frontispiece to "Finden's Landscape and Portrait Illustrations of Lord Byron's Life and Works" (London, 1834). The color of his waistcoat and the inside his jacket differ from the original painting.

Date

19th century

Contributor

Sanders, George, 1774-1846
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830

MODS

Key Date

1800 - 1900

Form/Genre

paintings
Portraits

Repository Name

Art Properties, Columbia University

Shelf Location

Accession number: 2000.06.003

Notes

Formerly attributed to Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830). After George Sanders (1774-1846)
Oil on canvas mounted on composition board

Digital Origin

reformatted digital

Citation

“Portait of George Gordon, Lord Byron,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed July 22, 2024, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/jewels/item/11180.

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